Isabel Marey-Semper, Executive Vice-President Communications, Public Affairs and Sustainable Development.


Executive Vice-President Communications, Public Affairs and Sustainable Development
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Being an inclusive corporate citizen with the ambition to share Beauty with all

Key figures Communications, Public Affairs
and Sustainable Development 2015

  • More than 60

    Nationalities represented in Communications teams
  • 25,000

    Participants in Citizen Day
  • “A 99/100”

    Rating from the Climate Disclosure Leadership Index(1)
  • In 2020,

    the group aims to be “carbon-balanced”

Citizen Day: A worldwide commitment

Created six years ago, Citizen Day is a day of solidarity that brings together thousands of L’Oréal employees worldwide, who are eager to get involved in volunteer initiatives. In 2015, the event generated unprecedented enthusiasm, with employees contributing some 200,000 volunteer hours. Year after year, our commitment is getting stronger.
  • L’Oréal employees are preparing meals during the Citizen Day in France.
  • School children of Ishinomaki in Japan pose with their helmets.
  • L’Oréal employees were mobilized for the Citizen Day in China.
  • L’Oréal employees renovated the premises of an association in Turkey.
  • L’Oréal employees distributed gift boxes.
  • L’Oréal employees were mobilized for the Citizen Day in Morocco.
  • L’Oréal employees participated to the construction of a new public space.
  • France – More than 1,600 meals were prepared in record time, from rejected fruit and vegetables.
  • Japan – Donations were made to the city of Ishinomaki, heavily affected by the 2011 earthquake, to finance the purchase of 200 hardhats for pupils.
  • China – Participation in several different initiatives to support underprivileged communities.
  • Turkey – A day of volunteer work renovating the premises of a Turkish association that supports young people with autism.
  • Taiwan – 600 Christmas gift boxes were delivered to underprivileged children in cooperation with the Warm Christmas association.
  • Morocco – Employees volunteered to help local communities and partner associations.
  • Chile – Construction of a new public space for 670 families in difficulty in the suburbs of Santiago.
Group picture during seminar about pollution in Shanghai in China on August 24, 2015.

Raising awareness about pollution in China

In China, air pollution is one of the main enemies of beauty. As a market leader that can draw on ten years of research into this issue, L’Oréal must do its part to preempt this social issue and put its scientific findings at the service of its stakeholders. In 2015, after demonstrating the company’s credibility on this issue in the eyes of experts, the group set up a media campaign for the general public, to raise Chinese people’s awareness of the impact of pollution on skin. The project was a success, with some 300 reports in the media, both on- and offline.
Branches of aloe vera.

“Sharing Beauty With All”: progress and results 2015

For the second year of its roll-out, the “Sharing Beauty With All” programme recorded good progress and was enriched with a new ambition: to become a “carbon-balanced” company by 2020. Here is a look back at the initiatives which marked 2015.
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(1) CDP Index, former Carbon Disclosure Project.